Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.