I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
It's always too early to quit.