It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
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.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
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.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.