Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
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.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.