Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Freedom and independence form my character.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.