When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large. When you ask permission, you give someone veto power over your life.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
The advice of friends must be received with a judicious reserve; we must not give ourselves up to it and follow it blindly, whether right or wrong.
My salad days, when I was green in judgment.
Knowledge is like a garden: If it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested.
I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.
Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. And man can be as big as he wants. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
I am never afraid of what I know.
You cannot go around and keep score. If you keep score on the good things and the bad things, you'll find out that you're a very miserable person.
You cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.