The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
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.
The best way out is always through.
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...
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Everything you can imagine is real.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
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.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.