Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
You never know what motivates you.
What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Leap, and the net will appear.
Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.
Always desire to learn something useful.
Do not weep do not wax indignant. Understand.
Youth is a blunder Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.
We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty.
I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.
A majority is always better than the best repartee.
The best security for civilization is the dwelling, and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings depends, more than anything else, the improvement of mankind.
My objection to Liberalism is this that it is the introduction into the practical business of life of the highest kind namely, politics of philosophical ideas instead of political principles.
Change is inevitable. Change is constant.