In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
The time is always right to do the right thing
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
I am the captain of my soul.
How long should you try? Until.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.