With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
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.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
I am the captain of my soul.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
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.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
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.
The time is always right to do the right thing
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.