Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
There is always room at the top.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Aim for the highest.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
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.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.