So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
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.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.