You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
All thinking men are atheists.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.