To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
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.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Everything you can imagine is real.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.