Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
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.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.