No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
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.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.