Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
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.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Pizza makes me think that anything is possible.
You got to get it while you can.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.