Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
There is always room at the top.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
One man with courage is a majority.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.