Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.
— Saul Bellow
One-half of life is luck; the other half is discipline – and that’s the important half, for without discipline you wouldn’t know what to do with luck.
— Carl Zuckmayer
Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared.
— Eddie Rickenbacker
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
— Albert Einstein
The more you speak of yourself, the more likely you are to lie.
— Johann Jacob Zimmermann
He turns not back who is bound to a star.
— Leonardo da Vinci
Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
— H. Norman Schwarzkopf
One may as well be asleep as to read for anything but to improve his mind and morals, and regulate his conduct.
— Laurence Sterne
Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
A dream is a microscope through which we look at the hidden occurrences in our soul.
— Erich Fromm
What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote.
— E. M. Forster