If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
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.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
You shape your own destiny.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.