I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
Make today worth remembering.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
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.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.