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.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
Always do what you are afraid to do.