I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
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.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.