Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
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.
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.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.