If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
You are never too old to become younger!
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Freedom and independence form my character.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.