It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
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.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Above all things, respect yourself.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.