Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable of being.
Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.
No pressure, no diamonds.
Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.
The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall.
Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to see farther.
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
Teach a parrot the terms 'supply and demand' and you've got an economist.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Silence is more eloquent than words.
Endurance is patience concentrated.