The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
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.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Aim for the highest.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.