You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
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.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
When I give, I give myself.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.