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.
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.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
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.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Pizza makes me think that anything is possible.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
All thinking men are atheists.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.