Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
Above all things, respect yourself.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.