I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
One man with courage is a majority.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.