I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
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.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
The time is always right to do the right thing
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
How long should you try? Until.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
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.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
All thinking men are atheists.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....