When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
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.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.