Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Within my own life, I read all the beloved novels by lamps of vegetable oil; I saw the Standard Oil invading my own village, I saw gas lamps in the Chinese shops in Shanghai; and I saw their elimination by electric lights.
The person attempting to travel two roads at once will get nowhere.
We shall heal our wounds, collect our dead and continue fighting.
A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.
The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.