We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
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
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
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
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
Freedom and independence form my character.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.