In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
When I give, I give myself.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.