I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
I am the captain of my soul.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.