We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
Ideas come from everything
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.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.