Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.