Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
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.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain 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.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.