What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
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.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.