Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
Freedom and independence form my character.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be