I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
When I give, I give myself.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think