For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
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 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.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.