If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
The best way out is always through.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.