The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
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.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.