If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
There is always room at the top.
All wealth is the product of labor.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
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.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
The man with no imagination has no wings.