To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
They alone live, who live for others.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
All thinking men are atheists.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?