Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.