I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
The time is always right to do the right thing
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
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.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
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.
It's always too early to quit.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
We're lost, but we're making good time
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.