Listen to many, speak to a few.
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.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
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.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.