To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
We work to become, not to acquire.
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
Dont' make excuses, make good.
Character is the result of two things: Mental attitude and the way we spend our time.
This will never be a civilized country until we expend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.
Where parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves.
Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service gets great rewards.
It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.
The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it.
The greatest mistake a man can ever make is to be afraid of making one.
So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs