"The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Jean Genet on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Jean Genet on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Jean Genet on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Jean Genet on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Jean Genet on Winston Churchill
"I recognize in thieves, traitors and murderers, in the ruthless and the cunning, a deep beauty - a sunken beauty."
"Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all."
"A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle."
"Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man."
"A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness."