To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.