Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Be that self which one truly is.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.