A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.