The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
I am the captain of my soul.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
United we stand; divided we fall.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on