Be a practical dreamer backed by action.
If you want to do your duty properly, you should do just a little more than that.
I don’t believe in pure luck. You have to create your own luck. You have to be aware of the opportunities around you and take advantage of them.
We are told that talent creates is own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.
Loneliness is only an opportunity to cut adrift and find yourself. In solitude you are least alone. Make good use of it.
One must always strive to be better. The sky’s the limit.
Humility forms the basis of honor, just as the low ground forms the foundation of a high elevation.
Believe me that in every big thing or achievement there are always obstacles, big or small, and the reaction one shows to such obstacles is what counts, not the obstacle itself.
There is no such thing as defeat until you admit so yourself, but not until then!
Are you a flowing entity, capable to flow with external circumstances, or are you resisting with your set choice pattern?
Art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing (in the sense of not having arrived!). (See also: art quotes)
An intelligent mind is an inquiring mind. It is not satisfied with explanations, with conclusions; nor is it a mind that believes, because belief is again another form of conclusion.
I’ve always been buffeted by circumstances because I thought of myself as a human being affected by outside conditioning. Now I realize that I am the power that commands the feeling of my mind and from which circumstances grow.
Ideas are the beginning of all achievement – in every industry, in every profession.