We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
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.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
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.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes