Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
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.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
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.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
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.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.