We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.