Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
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.