The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
The time is always right to do the right thing
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
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.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
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.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
Make today worth remembering.