Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.