I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
Everything you can imagine is real.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
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.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.