Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
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 get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Aim for the highest.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.