Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
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.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.