There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
Everything you can imagine is real.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
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 hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.