In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
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.