To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.