True happiness comes when you give your best in something beyond yourself.
Hope is a gift we give ourselves in our darkest despair.
A single thread of hope is stronger than all the chains that bind you.
I have come face to face with many truths from the past that had to be revised with present knowledge.
Failure, loss and defeat are just mile markers on the road to success.
There is no greater success as when you turn your enemy into your ally.
Success comes not from having certainty, but being able to live with uncertainty.
Success involves avoiding the lure of making excuses.
Success involves going to where others believe is too far.
Fear is caused by the uncertainty of the future. Sorrow is caused by the remembrance of the past. Try to keep your thoughts in the present, for the future we will never know and the past we may never understand.
An attitude of gratitude increases abundance and diminishes fear.
Though I can make a friend in an hour, it will take a lifetime to cultivate a friendship.
Most people fail not necessarily because who they are, but whom they are with.
Sometimes the best solution is to stop trying to change people.
People are usually more interested in what is new, rather than what is better.
In times of great chaos, people tend to follow a man with a plan.
Many people see themselves as a rose, when all they are is just a prick.
You cannot control what other people do, only how you react to it.
The forces of freedom and choice will always triumph against the forces of conformity and control.
Love is about giving freedom and power, not about gaining control or possession.
In time of macromental change, only the adaptable survive.
Great leadership involves three things. The ability to realize when you are wrong, a willingness to learn from it, and an eagerness to change course if necessary.
Excellence does not come from believing in excellence, but from constant change, challenge, and improvement.
Music is often the spark that lights the fire of the soul.
The mind is the master of the soul, and the soul is the master of your universe. Learn to master your mind.
Leadership begins by asking how you can make things better?
Great leadership makes ordinary people into extraordinary people.
Be bold in life. Seize the moment. There is no surrender, no retreat. There is only conquer or be conquered, victory or defeat. Anything less is to be forgotten to history.
In the history of man, there has been and always will be more horses’ asses than horses.
Do only work that matters, and you will end up pleasing those who are important enough to care about it.
There is no second place for doing first rate work.
Too much fame, money or alcohol can make you stupid.
What a poor life I have had if I am only remembered for the amount of money I made.
Too much fame, money or alcohol can make you stupid
An open mind and heart usually lead you to those who have the same.
Having more data does not always give you the power to make better decisions.
Never has an angry word spoken ever made this world better.
You can buy a person’s time and work, but you cannot buy their enthusiasm, effort, and passion. Those are earned, and as such, given freely.
Love is the suspension of reality in favor of the sublime.
Everyone in your life gives you something. The bad ones give you experience, the worst ones a lesson; the good ones give you memories, the best ones, joy.
Others may predict my future but only I can determine my destiny.
The difficulty does not lie in finding new ideas, but in escaping the long outdated belief in old ones.
Trust yourself. Make sure your mistakes are your own, not somebody else’s.
Trust is tough since it involves that quixotic mix of integrity, vulnerability, and intimacy. But trust anyway.
Master yourself, your thoughts and feelings, and you master the whole universe.
Treasure the people who are willing and able to help you reach your goals.
Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. The desire and ability to press on has and always will solve the problems of the human race and divide those who achieve from those who might have been.
What differentiates humans from all other creatures is the deep and unquenching desire to be appreciated.
The difference between self love and being in love with yourself is that one results in giving and the other in taking.
Shine brightly, so you can help those who have not found their path a way through the darkness.
Committing to a goal does not always bring action, yet committing to an action will invariably bring you to your goal.
Just because you believe something was true in the past does not mean it will be true in the future.
I am pushed by those who believe in me, but motivated by those who don’t.
You can get angry, you can get even, or you can get ahead.
A man convinced against his will, stands opposed ever still. A man convinced he is right, gives the effort twice the fight.
I would rather have someone say they hate me and mean it, than have someone say they love me and not.
Greatness comes not in possessing security, but in withstanding insecurity.
Learn the difference between good and great and then chose greatness.
Ignorance is bliss up to the point that it kills you.
All rivers pay homage to the ocean for it lies lowest.
To realize that everything in the universe is connected is to both accept our insignificance and understand our importance in it.
Love’s value is not dependent on the person receiving it, but on the person giving it.
Do not grieve when something good ends, be glad that it happened.
It is not so important what deeds we do when times are good, but what good we do in bad times.
When you truly love, you can never really get hurt.
When you are happy, you are free; when you are free, you can be creative; when you are creative, your divine self comes out.
You can never be happy unless you learn to love yourself.
Worrying about things you cannot control is folly. Focus only on those few things you have any control over, and your life becomes much simpler.
Often doors of opportunity are opened, but few opt to walk through them.
Opportunity may come to the patient, but always comes to the persistent.
Opportunity arises when a seemingly impossible task is met with an improbable solution.
Great relationships do not depend on who you find, they depend on who you are.
A great voice is a unique instrument, not to sound like another instrument, but to be played like one.
Sometimes life seems a dark tunnel with no light at the end, but if you just keep moving forward, you will end up in a better place.
It is amazing how much wisdom has been handed down through the ages, yet we still make the same mistakes.
Hell is not a place you go for your sins. It is where you are when you are not sharing the gifts you were given.
Eating humble pie is not very enjoyable, and it is even less so eating it alone.
You will never be alone if you like the person you are with when you are by yourself.
Rarely do you regret what you have done nearly as much as what you have failed to do.
Bravery is when you walk into a battle you are not sure of winning.
Every revolution begins with one voice crying in the wilderness.
If necessity is the mother of invention, then dissatisfaction must be its father.
The sun loves the moon so much that he dies every night to let her breathe, and in return, she reflects his love.
Go to where you do not know what you do not know. That is where you will find all your opportunities.
A person with no enemies is a person with no personality.
It is ok to question yourself, but never ok to doubt yourself.
A leader is the one who is pulling the sled hardest.
I never wake up in the morning and wonder why I am here. I wake up and wonder why I am not making here better.
Fighting external monsters is easy in comparison to how we fight those within us.
Winners have no interest or association in the opinions, actions or affairs of losers.
I have never been afraid of dying, I have only been afraid of not living fully.
From victory we learn little, from defeat – everything.
Unless you learn to lead, you will always be at the mercy of someone else to guide you.
Once you learn how to think you can teach yourself anything.
You cannot teach a person anything who does not want to learn.
Learn to love yourself for you cannot give to others what you do not possess.
Wisdom comes when you realize the pain, people, or problems life used to produce you now push you.
For every virtuous man, there are ten thousand worshipers of virtue.
No matter how much we think about something, in the end, the decision is made on how we feel.
Though the customer is always right, there are some customers you do not want.
There is no thing known as bad luck. There is luck, or no luck at all.
In our quest for the answers of life we tend to make order out of chaos, and chaos out of order.
Sometimes you need to lose everything to find what is valuable.
If you like a person at their worst, you will love them at their best.
Do no look for that ideal person to be with, be that ideal person.
Do not be a one in a million person, be a once in a lifetime individual.
Being an entrepreneur is like being a pirate. Go for the booty and discover new, uncharted lands
It is in the doing that makes the being worthwhile.
The difference between champions and everyone else is that champions are never afraid of losing, while everyone else is afraid of winning.
Associating with winners may not make you a winner, but associating with losers will definitely not make you one.
Investing in a startup does not make you an entrepreneur any more than buying a grand piano makes you a concert pianist.
To realize that all people are alike and all are different is the beginning of wisdom.
The best compliment someone can give me is stealing my idea and making it their own.
We feel our lives are worth living after we discover something worth dying for.
Only those who can see the invisible, can do the impossible.
Nothing is ever as good or as bad as it appears to be.
You discover you are old when your regrets replace your dreams.