When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
We're lost, but we're making good time
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.