One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.