Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
We're lost, but we're making good time
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
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.
When I give, I give myself.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.