A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to 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.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.