I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
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
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.