Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
Be yourself, let you come through.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.