There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
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.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
All thinking men are atheists.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
You shape your own destiny.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
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.