A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
How long should you try? Until.
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 happy, but never satisfied.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.