As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
When I give, I give myself.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.