I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
Make today worth remembering.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.