Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
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.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.