A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
All thinking men are atheists.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.