Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Humility is attentive patience.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
What is to give light must endure burning.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.