Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
It's always too early to quit.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
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.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
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.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
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.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.