Liberties aren’t given, they are taken.
There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.
Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Liars when they speak the truth are not believed.
He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.
It is possible to fail in many ways…while to succeed is possible only in one way.
The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousand fold.
The whole is more than the sum of its parts.
Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.
Hope is a waking dream.
We cannot learn without pain.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Well begun is half done.
What is done cannot be undone, but one can prevent it happening again.
Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.
The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.
An empty day, though clear and bright, is just as dark as any night.
When you’re average, you’re just as close to the bottom as you are the top.
God has strewn our paths with wonders and we certainly should not go through life with our eyes shut.
When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.
A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with – a man is what he makes of himself.
Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.
If you want to shine like sun first you have to burn like it.
Do not compare yourself to others. If you do so, you are insulting yourself.
Obstacles do not exist to be surrendered to, but only to be broken.
If you win, you need not have to explain…If you lose, you should not be there to explain!
Struggle is the father of all things. It is not by the principles of humanity that man lives or is able to preserve himself above the animal world, but solely by means of the most brutal struggle.
Winning without problem is just victory, but winning with lots of trouble create History.
Think Thousand times before taking a decision But – After taking a decision never turn back even if you get thousand difficulties.
Even the mundane task may have something to teach you – especially if it’s a task you haven’t performed before.
I would like to be known as a great leader, not as a great woman leader.
Don’t assume that opportunity will come to you. Put yourself forward when there is an opportunity.
Empowering those around you to be heard and valued makes the difference between a leader who simply instructs and one who inspires.
Always be listening and learning.
You can’t be successful in business without taking risks. It’s really that simple.
If someone gives you an opportunity, you better maximize it so that he wants to give you the next one.
It’s important to experience as many parts of an organization as you can – because someday, you may have the chance to lead that organization.
Everything you need to be amazing is already inside you.
Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.
Life is like a mustache. It can be wonderful or terrible. But it always tickles.
The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
To become ‘unique,’ the challenge is to fight the hardest battle which anyone can imagine until you reach your destination.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
The only difference between a good day and a bad day is your attitude.