"Many of life's failures are people who didn't realize how close they were when they gave up."
"I've not failed, I've just found thousands of ways that won't work"
"Restlessness is discontent- and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man- and I will show you a failure"
"To do much clear thinking a person must arrange for regular periods of solitude when they can concentrate and indulge the imagination without distraction"
"When you have exhausted all possibilities remember this- you haven't"
"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle, the other is as though everything is"
"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new"
"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving"
"Logic will get you from A to Z; Imagination with get you everywhere"
"The world we have created is a product of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking"
"Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they are separate, man is no more"
"The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine"
"Life is and will ever remain an equation incapable of solution, but it contains certain known factors"
"So astounding are the facts in this connection, that it would seem as though the creator, himself had electrically designed this planet"
"One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful"
"We are never so defenceless against suffering as when we love"
"Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility"
"Unexpressed emotions will never die, they are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways"
"The ego is not master in its own house"
"Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision"
"The difference between false memories and the true ones is the same as with jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant"
"It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done"
"Normality is a paved road: it is comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it"
"If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced"