To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Aim for the highest.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Be yourself, let you come through.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
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.