To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Everything you can imagine is real.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
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.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.