Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
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.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
One man with courage is a majority.