Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
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.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.