We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.