He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.
Bear in mind, if you are going to amount to anything, that your success does not depend upon the brilliancy and the impetuosity with which you take hold, but upon the ever lasting and sanctified bulldoggedness with which you hang on after you have taken hold.
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within the hearing of little children tends towards the formation of character.
A book may be compared to your neighbor: If it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
All progress is based on a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits.
Avoid destructive thinking. Improper negative thoughts sink people. A ship can sail around the world many, many times, but just let enough water get into the ship and it will sink. Just so with the human mind. Let enough negative thoughts or improper thoughts get into the human mind and the person sinks just like a ship.
Let your friends be the friends of your deliberate choice.
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.