Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!