Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
Above all things, respect yourself.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
They alone live, who live for others.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.