I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.