No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
I am the captain of my soul.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
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.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.