A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
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.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
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.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
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.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.