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.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
They alone live, who live for others.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
You shape your own destiny.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.