Freedom and independence form my character.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
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.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.