The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
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.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
We're lost, but we're making good time
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
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.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.