I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.