For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.