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.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
Pizza makes me think that anything is possible.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.