I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
United we stand; divided we fall.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.