Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
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.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.