Be happy, but never satisfied.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
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.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.