But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.