Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
Be yourself, let you come through.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
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.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
I am the captain of my soul.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
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.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.