Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character