Whatever you are, be a good one.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
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.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.