Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Above all things, respect yourself.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
One man with courage is a majority.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.