"I never expected any sort of success with 'Mockingbird'... I sort of hoped someone would like it enough to give me encouragement."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Harper Lee on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Harper Lee on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Harper Lee on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Harper Lee on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Harper Lee on Winston Churchill
"Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what."