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.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
When I give, I give myself.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
Freedom and independence form my character.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
They alone live, who live for others.
It always seems impossible until it's done.