I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
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.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.