Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
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.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
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.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.