Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
The time is always right to do the right thing
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.