We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
I am the captain of my soul.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
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
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
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.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.