Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
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.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
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.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.