To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.