I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
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.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
They alone live, who live for others.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
You got to get it while you can.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
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.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.