Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
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.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.