But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.