No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
Above all things, respect yourself.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
You shape your own destiny.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
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.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.