Above all things, respect yourself.
It's always too early to quit.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
We're lost, but we're making good time
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
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.
They alone live, who live for others.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.