Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
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.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
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.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?