First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.