The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
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.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.