Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
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
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.