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 don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
The best way out is always through.