No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
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.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.