I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
You got to get it while you can.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.