First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.