In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
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.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
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.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.