Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
How long should you try? Until.
All wealth is the product of labor.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
United we stand; divided we fall.