Hope costs nothing.
Any writer worth the name is always getting into one thing or getting out of another thing.
Modern life is confusing - no "Ms. take" about it.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten.
The thing that I have done throughout my life is to do the best job that I can and to be me.
Take your work seriously, but never yourself.
Truth burns up error.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch -- what make you go beyond the norm.
Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not.
When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed its point.
Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.
Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.
My favorite thing is to go where I've never been.
We work on ourselves in order to help others, but also we help others in order to work on ourselves.
Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.
People change and forget to tell each other.
I make mistakes; I'll be the second to admit it.
I have reached a point in my life where I understand the pain and the challenges; and my attitude is one of standing up with open arms to meet them all.