Dealing with backstabbers, there was one thing I learned. They're only powerful when you got your back turned.

How did I happen to become an explorer? It did not just happen, for my career has been a steady progress toward a definite goal since I was fifteen years of age.

The manner in which one endures what must be endured is more important than the thing that must be endured.

I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn't allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.”