He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
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.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
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.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
All wealth is the product of labor.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.