Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.