Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
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.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.