How long should you try? Until.
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.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.