Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.