Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
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.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
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.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
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.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.