The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
You shape your own destiny.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
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.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
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.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
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
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.