Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. Ö Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
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.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Freedom and independence form my character.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.