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.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Above all things, respect yourself.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
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.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.