Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
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.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.