There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
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 don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
One man with courage is a majority.
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.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.