The best way out is always through.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.