A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.