Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
Be yourself, let you come through.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.