Intelligence plus character that is the goal of true education.
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.
You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
We bust build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.
If you can't fly, then run, if you can't walk run, then walk, if you can't walk, then crawl, but by all means keep moving.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.