Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
All wealth is the product of labor.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
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.