For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.