You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
All thinking men are atheists.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.