I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
They alone live, who live for others.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
All wealth is the product of labor.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.