A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
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.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.