He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
Ideas come from everything
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
All thinking men are atheists.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.