It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.