People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
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.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.