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.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
The time is always right to do the right thing
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
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 fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.