You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.