Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
They alone live, who live for others.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.