All thinking men are atheists.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
There is always room at the top.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.