Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.