Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
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.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.