The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
The best way out is always through.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
It's always too early to quit.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
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.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.