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.
Make today worth remembering.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.