If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Freedom and independence form my character.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
All thinking men are atheists.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
Everything you can imagine is real.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.