Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.