The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
The time is always right to do the right thing
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
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.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
You shape your own destiny.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.