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.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Above all things, respect yourself.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Freedom and independence form my character.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.