Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
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.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Ideas come from everything
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.