Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
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.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
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.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.