There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
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.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
He that can have patience can have what he will.