I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
You got to get it while you can.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
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.