The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.