You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
Above all things, respect yourself.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.