We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
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.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
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.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.