Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you will see.
All is riddle, and the key to a riddle…is another riddle.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Repeated psychology tests have proven that telling someone your goal makes it less likely to happen.
Solitude is the soul's holiday, an opportunity to stop doing for others and to surprise and delight ourselves instead.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.