The most effective way to do it, is to do it.
I can, therefore I am.
If you think you can do it, you can.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Only the educated are free.
If you've got a talent, protect it.
Leap, and the net will appear.
To be a good loser is to learn how to win.
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
If you have a success you have it for the wrong reasons. If you become popular it is always because of the worst aspects of your work.
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly's wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred.
All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.
Ezra was right half the time, and when he was wrong, he was so wrong you were never in any doubt about it.
Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.
Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up.
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.