The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.