Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Freedom and independence form my character.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
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.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
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.