You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
The best way out is always through.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.