I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
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.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
Be yourself, let you come through.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.