I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
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.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
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.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.