In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.