A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
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.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.