To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
All wealth is the product of labor.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.