To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
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.