To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
You shape your own destiny.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.