The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
The best way out is always through.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think