Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
One man with courage is a majority.
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.
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.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.