A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.