It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.