For every dark night, there's a brighter day
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.