I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
Be yourself, let you come through.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
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.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.