We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
I am the captain of my soul.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.