Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Pizza makes me think that anything is possible.
You got to get it while you can.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?