Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
When I give, I give myself.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
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.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.