When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
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.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
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.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
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.
United we stand; divided we fall.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.