Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
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...
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
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.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.