For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
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.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
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.