In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.