The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
One man with courage is a majority.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Make today worth remembering.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.