The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
They alone live, who live for others.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
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.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.