For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.