The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
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.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.