"We make our fortunes and call them fate."
– Benjamin Disreali
"The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled."
"Once the 'what' is decided, the 'how' always follows. We must not make the 'how' an excuse for not facing and accepting the 'what.'"
– Pearl S. Buck
"He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought will never be able to change reality."
– Anwar al-Sadat
"Valor lies just halfway between rashness and cowardice."
– Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra