Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
Above all things, respect yourself.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.