Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
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 will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
United we stand; divided we fall.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.