The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.