Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
You shape your own destiny.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.