Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.