To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
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.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.