Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
United we stand; divided we fall.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
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.
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.
Make today worth remembering.
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.
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.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.