Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
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.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
You got to get it while you can.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.