Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.