Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
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?
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
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.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.