I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Freedom and independence form my character.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
All thinking men are atheists.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
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.