The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
When I give, I give myself.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.