The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
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.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.