Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Be yourself, let you come through.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
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'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.