Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
You got to get it while you can.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.