Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
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.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
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.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.