Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
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.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.