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.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
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.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.