I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.