Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
One man with courage is a majority.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
Aim for the highest.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.