We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
The time is always right to do the right thing
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
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.
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.