It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
There is always room at the top.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.