If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
When I give, I give myself.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
All thinking men are atheists.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.