I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
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.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
Make today worth remembering.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
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.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.