However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.