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.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
When I give, I give myself.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.