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.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
How long should you try? Until.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
You shape your own destiny.
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.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
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.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.