I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
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.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
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.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.