We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers.
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Our every action is a battle cry against imperialism, and a battle hymn for the people's unity against the great enemy of mankind: the United States of America. Wherever death may surprise us, let it be welcome, provided that this, our battle cry, may have reached some receptive ear, that another hand may be extended to wield our weapons, and that other men be ready to intone our funeral dirge with the staccato singing of the machine guns and new battle cries of war and victory.
A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.
Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.
Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, the chief glory of man.
Never give in, never give in, never; never; never; never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense
The truth is that teamwork is at the heart of great achievement.
2,000 years ago one man got nailed to a tree for saying how great it would be if everyone was nice to each other for a change.
No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.
In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves… self-discipline with all of them came first.
Yes, know thyself: in great concerns or small,Be this thy care, for this, my friend, is all.
Humility makes great men twice honorable
Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices.
Light cares speak, great ones are speechless.
In seperateness lies the world's great misery, in compassion lies the world's true strength
Myself when young did eagerly frequent Doctor and Saint, and heard great argument About it and about: but evermore Came out by the same door wherein I went.
Great hypocrite are the real atheists.
Security is not the meaning of my life. Great opportunities are worth the risks.
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who at best, if he wins, knows the thrills of high achievement, and, if he fails, at least fails daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat
There is great power in focusing on what you want..... The person who tries to do everything accomplishes nothing. Most people try to be all things to everyone. And so they end up being nothing to anyone. Confucius nailed the point: "Person who chases two rabbits catches neither."
We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both
In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great difficulty lies in this: You must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.