It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.