Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
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.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
All thinking men are atheists.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.