Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.