If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
Above all things, respect yourself.
They alone live, who live for others.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
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.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...