I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
It's always too early to quit.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?