Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
I am the captain of my soul.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
They alone live, who live for others.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.