Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Listen if you want to be heard
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.