We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
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.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
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.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.