We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Above all things, respect yourself.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.