Happy is the soul that has a friend. Happier is the soul that trusts in the truth of the heart of a friend. Happiest is the soul that knows the solemnity of friendship and honours its laws.
To be happy, you have to risk being unhappy.
Like love, like talent, like any other virtue, like anything else in this life, happiness needs to be nurtured - this is the truth of the whole matter.
Happiness springs up from within. Do not seek it without.
The face of a truly happy man seldom lacks smiles.
Always be happy, you never know how happy you can make another by just being happy.
Where would we have been without the discoveries of our predecessors, and where are we going without your discoveries?
If your failure is not a lesson, it's indeed a failure.
The greatest reward for a man's failure is not necessarily the consequent success, but what he becomes by it.
The mind is the mine of man, wherein he digs out good or evil.
Patience and persistence are the keys... The keys to unlock doors of success... With these two virtues, you grow in reasoning and experience.
Sometimes, we try, not because we'll succeed, but because we've got no other option.
To believe in one's self is to take a worthwhile risk.
There is a thin line between the impossible and the possible - that is determination.
Holding on, holding out and holding fast when the going is tough constitutes a winning mindset.
I acquired courage from the masterpieces of sages. I came of age by their instructions to keep going, even in hard times. Then I learnt not to despair, even when it seemed that my world is falling apart. I learnt to possess fortitude.
A man who has come to the full realization of his responsibility to men won't stick to one man. It will be foolhardy if he does that.
Perform your task and I shall know you. Perform your task and your genius shall befriend the more.
Over the years, I've come to realize that determination makes one to punch above one's weight.
Failure does not connote that you achieved nothing. It denotes that you are on an adventure towards finding what will eventually advance you to the realization of your goals.