Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
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.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
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.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.