The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
Pizza makes me think that anything is possible.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
How long should you try? Until.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.