Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true.
A man of genius is unbearable, unless he possesses at least two things besides: gratitude and purity.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.
What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.
Genius: the superhuman in man.
A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages.? Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his.? In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
The man who does not know other languages, unless he is a man of genius, necessarily has deficiencies in his ideas.
The ninety and nine are with dreams, content but the hope of the world made new, is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true.
A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream.
Guido clung to this thought like a drowning man clutching at a straw. He was rich and famous now, he told himself, and wasn't that what he'd always dreamed of?
I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?
If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's form of genius in you, and to suffer the slavery of being a girl.
The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human.
Yet the stupid believe they are awake, busily and brightly assuming they understand things, calling this man ruler, that one herdsman? How dense! Confucius and you are both dreaming! And when I say you are dreaming, I am dreaming, too.
I do not believe a man can ever leave his business. He ought to think of it by day and dream of it by night.
It is every woman's dream to be some man's dream woman.
The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works of Genius, whether of man or Nature. The Artisan is he who merely applies the rules which others have detected.
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
Hope is the dream of a waking man.
A man in the house is worth two in the street.
I don't need a man to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we'll ever have is the one with ourselves.
A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true.