Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
I am the captain of my soul.
It's always too early to quit.