The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
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.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
Listen to many, speak to a few.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.