It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
Be yourself, let you come through.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
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 marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.