Martin Luther King, Jr.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
Those who would make us feel must feel themselves.
A champion hates to lose even more than she loves to win.
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
If I were asked to give what I consider the most useful bit of advice for all humanity it would be this: Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and when it comes, hold your head high, look it squarely in the eye and say, "I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me."
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Dream as if you'll live forever ... live as if you'll die today.
We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
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