Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
You got to get it while you can.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
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.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.