Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame
Drink does not drown care, but waters it, and makes it grow faster.
If a man does his best, what else is there?
A man’s true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
If at first an idea isn’t absurd there is no hope for it.
How lovely to think that no one need wait a moment, we can start now, start slowly changing the world! How lovely that everyone,...
Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great...
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life.
Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance.
As a rule, men worry more about what they can’t see than about what they can.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to...
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.
Ability has nothing to do with opportunity.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse; however if I treat you as though you are what you are...
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world… as in being able to remake ourselves.
We cannot, in a moment, get rid of habits of a lifetime.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of...
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor...
No-one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.