Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
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.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.