The unexamined life is not worth living.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
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.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.