I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Once you label me you negate me.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Nothing is black or white.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Dare to risk public criticism.