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.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
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.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
You shape your own destiny.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.