Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We feel them down and turn them into paper, That we may record our emptiness

The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say.

The manner in which one endures what must be endured is more important than the thing that must be endured.

People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.

Don't be reckless with other people's hearts. Don't put up with people who are reckless with yours.

He who thinks half-heartedly will not believe in God; but he who really thinks has to believe in God.

Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.

If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.

Be not content with the best book; seek sidelights from the others; have no favourites.

I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn't allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.

It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.

Liberty is not the power of doing what we like, but the right to do what we ought.

Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.

A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

Independence is my happiness, and I view things as they are, without regard to place or person; my country is the world, and my religion is to do good.

I'd say it's been my biggest problem all my life... it's money. It takes a lot of money to make these dreams come true.

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.”

Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.