Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
We're lost, but we're making good time
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.