"Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace."
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.
"Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it."
"The finest eloquence is that which gets things done, and the worst is that which delays them."
"Wherever we look upon this earth, opportunities take shape within the problems."
"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."
"Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained."
"The wisest mind has something yet to learn."
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."
"We are here to add what we can do, not to get what we can from life."
"You must avoid the investigation trap. You can't postpone tough decisions by studying them to death."
"If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was 1,000 miles away, I'd still swim. And I'd despise the one who gave up."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
"I will study and prepare, and someday my opportunity will come."
"The older we get the more we realize that service to others is the only way to stay happy. If we do nothing to benefit others, we will do nothing to benefit ourselves."
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared with what lies within us."
"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together."
"The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality."
"Towering genius disdains a beaten path...It scorns to tread in the footsteps of any predecessor, however illustrious. It thirsts for distinction."