I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
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.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.