Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.