Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
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.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.