Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
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.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.