Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
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.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
How long should you try? Until.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.