Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
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.