It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
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.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.