"The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Og Mandino on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Og Mandino on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Og Mandino on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Og Mandino on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Og Mandino on Oscar Wilde
"Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new."
"Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later."
"Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough."
"Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is... the highway to success."
"Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished."