A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.