Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
The future ain't what it used to be.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.