Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.
The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.
You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
True friends stab you in the front.
There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life.
It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe.
When you realise how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, those who do not see.
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
Be yourself, everyone else is already taken
A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins.
The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
One of my favorite philosophical tenets is that people will agree with you only if they already agree with you. You do not change people's minds.
Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
A picture is a poem without words.
Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.