Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.
We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us.
I believe that ultimately the situation in Kosovo can only be resolved through self-determination.
America was born out of a desire for self-determination, a longing for the human dignity that only independence can bring.
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Let every man be master of his time.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
My idea of feminism is self-determination, and it's very open-ended: every woman has the right to become herself, and do whatever she needs to do.
They cannot take away our self respect if we do not give it to them.
Self-determination is not a mere phrase. It is an imperative principle of action, which statesmen will henceforth ignore at their peril.
Control your own destiny or someone else will.
Deep down, the Iraqi people want the United States out. And their self-determination should be respected.
A man must choose his own way of life, and…it is only by following out one’s own bent that there can be the really harmonious life.” [In an interview conducted by Bram Stoker]
Self-determination could mean independence, confederacy, federal and autonomy.
The Kurdish people have the right of self-determination like every other nation in the world.
We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination.
Self-determination, the autonomy of the individual, asserts itself in the right to race his automobile, to handle his power tools, to buy a gun, to communicate to mass audiences his opinion, no matter how ignorant, how aggressive, it may be.
But Socialism, alone, can bring self-determination of their peoples.
Personally, I believe in self-determination, but in the context of one South Africa - so that my self-determination is based in this region, and with my people.
Now that the there is a path for the people of Puerto Rico to express their self-determination on Puerto Rico's political status, there are some who seek to block that path.
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
The best way out is always through.
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