Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
They alone live, who live for others.
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.
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.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.