Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
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.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
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.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.