We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.