A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
Above all things, respect yourself.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
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.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.