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.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
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...
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
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.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
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.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.