Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
Aim for the highest.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
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.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
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.