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 spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
The time is always right to do the right thing
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.