If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
I am the captain of my soul.
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.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
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.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.