Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
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.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.