It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
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.
Freedom and independence form my character.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
The best way out is always through.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.