Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
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.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.