The unexamined life is not worth living.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.