To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
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.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.