The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.