If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
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.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
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.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
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.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.