Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
All thinking men are atheists.
Freedom and independence form my character.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
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.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.