Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
Everything you can imagine is real.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
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...
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
I am the captain of my soul.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
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.