Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
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.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.