The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
There is always room at the top.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.