If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
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.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.