In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
All wealth is the product of labor.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.