Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
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.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
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.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.