No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
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 I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
I am the captain of my soul.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
How long should you try? Until.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day