Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
When I give, I give myself.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.