Genius is eternal patience.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.