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.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think