Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
How long should you try? Until.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
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.
When I give, I give myself.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.