No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
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.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
Everything you can imagine is real.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.