A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
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.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.