In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
There is always room at the top.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.