The art of life consists in taking each event which befalls us with a contented mind, confident of good. ... With this method ... rejoice always, though in the midst of sorrows, and possess all things, though destitute of everything.
Seek to do good, and you will find that happiness will run after you.
A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman, of the next generation.
A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
We are either progressing or retrograding all the while. There is no such thing as remaining stationary in this life.
Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.