I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.