Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
The time is always right to do the right thing
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
When I give, I give myself.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.