The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
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 hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.