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 give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
One man with courage is a majority.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Whatever you are, be a good one.