The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
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.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
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.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.