Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
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.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Aim for the highest.