A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.