First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
You shape your own destiny.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.