Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Above all things, respect yourself.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
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.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.