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.
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.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.