I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
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.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on