The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.