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.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
You got to get it while you can.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.