Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.