Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
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.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.