The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
A person preaches well that lives well.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
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.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
I love Madrid. I am happy to be here. I have been here three years and hope to be here longer. But I am proud of where I come from and never forget the people I grew up with.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.