No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
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.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Make today worth remembering.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.