A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it.
A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist.
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires.
A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Change brings opportunity.
Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise.
He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them.
History is a vast early warning system.
I can't imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love.
I challenge you to be dreamers; I challenge you to be doers and let us make the greatest place in the world even better.
The first step - before anybody else in the world believes it - is you have to believe it.
Example is not the main thing in influencing other people; It's the only thing.
There's a whole bunch of things I don't know a thing about. I just stay away from those.
Do what you're passionate about. If you do this, there will be few people competing or running faster than you.
The hardest part about being an entrepreneur is that you'll fail ten times for every success.
Life's real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up.
Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve.
I don't eat junk foods and I don't think junk thoughts.
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
I made a decision when my father passed away that I was going to be who God made me to be and not try to preach like my father.
I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.
I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph.
A bold onset is half the battle.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.
What I lack in genius I make up for with effort.
Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster, and if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Every time you suppress some part of yourself or allow others to play you small, you are in essence ignoring the owner's manual your creator gave you and destroying your design.
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
I can resist anything but temptation.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
One should absorb the colour of life, but one should never remember its details. Details are always vulgar.
Partake of some of life's sweet pleasures. And yes, get comfortable with yourself.
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. No price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.