Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
Freedom and independence form my character.
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.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering