Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
You shape your own destiny.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
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.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.