You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
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.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.