It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
You got to get it while you can.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
The best way out is always through.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
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.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.