I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.