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.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
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.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Aim for the highest.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.