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.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
I am the captain of my soul.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
We're lost, but we're making good time
Be yourself, let you come through.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!