We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
All thinking men are atheists.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
I am the captain of my soul.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.