You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
United we stand; divided we fall.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
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.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
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.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.