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.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
Above all things, respect yourself.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
All wealth is the product of labor.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.