Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.
All great achievements require time.
In so many ways, segregation shaped me, and education liberated me.
I know for sure that loves saves me and that it is here to save us all.
I know that I've been guided by God. I am obedient.
I had given up some youth for knowledge, but my gain was more valuable than the loss.
You fake something until you're good at it.
Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.
I'm not well-read, but when I read, I read well.
My mother's wonderful. To me she's perfection.
The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.
I'm happy to be alive, I'm happy to be who I am.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone. This simple goodness shines straight from their hearts and only asks to be loved.
I have never tried to compare myself to anyone else.
Governments don’t want well informed, well educated people capable of critical thinking. That is against their interests. They want obedient workers, people who are just smart enough to run the machines and to the paperwork. And just dumb enough to passively accept it.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
Lots of things I choose to write about, inevitably they're something I've known about for years but that for some reason or another never migrated into my imagination as something I could use.
We have two choices. We can be pessimistic, give up, and help ensure that the worst will happen. Or we can be optimistic, grasp the opportunities that surely exist, and maybe help make the world a better place.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
It's a system of checks and balances.