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.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.