Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
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.