Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
You got to get it while you can.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.