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...
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
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.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.