If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
When I give, I give myself.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
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.
The time is always right to do the right thing
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.