Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
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.
Be yourself, let you come through.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
There is always room at the top.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
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 must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.