We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
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.
Aim for the highest.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
They alone live, who live for others.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.