The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
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.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
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.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.