It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
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.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
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
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
All thinking men are atheists.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.