To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.