To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
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.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
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.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
Freedom and independence form my character.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
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.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.