Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
All wealth is the product of labor.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
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
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
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.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
You shape your own destiny.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.