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.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
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.
Freedom lies in being bold.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.