Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
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.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.