All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.