A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
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.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
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.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
We're lost, but we're making good time