Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Be yourself, let you come through.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
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.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.