It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.