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.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
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.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
The best way out is always through.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
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.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.