Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
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.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
A person preaches well that lives well.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.