Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Everything you can imagine is real.