When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
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.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
The time is always right to do the right thing
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.