We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
A lie never lives to be old.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.