We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
All wealth is the product of labor.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Be yourself, let you come through.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.