Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
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.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
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.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.