Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
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.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
United we stand; divided we fall.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.