What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Above all things, respect yourself.
One man with courage is a majority.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
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.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
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.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Only when I fall do I get up again.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.