And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
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.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Freedom and independence form my character.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
What I stand for is what I stand on.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.