I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Aim for the highest.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
The best way out is always through.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
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.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
I am the captain of my soul.