Our patience will achieve more than our force.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
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.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
There is always room at the top.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
The best way out is always through.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.