Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Boards don't hit back.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
An idea is salvation by imagination
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
That which costs little is less valued.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.