You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
You got to get it while you can.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.