My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.