Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
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.