You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.