I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
The best way out is always through.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Aim for the highest.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.