Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
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.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
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.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.