Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
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.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.