I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Above all things, respect yourself.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
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.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
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.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.