We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
The time is always right to do the right thing
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.