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.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
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.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
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.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.