It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
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.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
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.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.