I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Above all things, respect yourself.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
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 know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.