We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
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.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.