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 goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
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.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
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.