Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
How long should you try? Until.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
There is always room at the top.
You are never too old to become younger!
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.