You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
When I give, I give myself.
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.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
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.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.