They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.