Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
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.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Freedom and independence form my character.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'