Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
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.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.