Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Aim for the highest.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
The man with no imagination has no wings.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
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.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak