A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
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.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
You are never too old to become younger!
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
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.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
How long should you try? Until.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.