If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...