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.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
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.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
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.
Aim for the highest.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think