Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.