Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
The best way out is always through.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
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.
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.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
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.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
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.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.