At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
What one has to do usually can be done.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
He who thinks little errs much
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.