We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Be happy, but never satisfied.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
Above all things, respect yourself.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.