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.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.