The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
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.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
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.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.