What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
Only free men can negotiate, prisoners cannot enter into contracts.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
To be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than it’s opposite.
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.