Be happy, but never satisfied.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
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 am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.