My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
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.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
The best way out is always through.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.