Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
They alone live, who live for others.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
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.