When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
All thinking men are atheists.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
You shape your own destiny.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
United we stand; divided we fall.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.