We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
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.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
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 not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.