I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
How long should you try? Until.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
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.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.