We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
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.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.