The unexamined life is not worth living.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
You shape your own destiny.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
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.
You are never too old to become younger!
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.