It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Genius is eternal patience.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.