Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
The time is always right to do the right thing
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
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.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.