Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
He that can have patience can have what he will.
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.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
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.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
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.
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.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.