It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
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.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
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.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.