The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
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.
Above all things, respect yourself.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
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.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
I am the captain of my soul.
Everything you can imagine is real.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
All thinking men are atheists.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.