Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
We're lost, but we're making good time
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.