Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
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.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.