A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.