If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
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.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
It's always too early to quit.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.