The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.