What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.