The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
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.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
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 fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
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.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
If you can dream it, you can do it.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.