We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
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.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
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.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.