Freedom and independence form my character.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
Above all things, respect yourself.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.