You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.