When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
I am the captain of my soul.