Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.
I want to see you shoot the way you shout.
We demand that big business give people a square deal; in return we must insist that when anyone engaged in big business honesdy endeavors to do right, he shall himself be given a square deal.
No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man's permission when we ask him to obey it.
I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life.
My hat's in the ring. The fight is one and I'm stripped to the buff.
Pray not for lighter burdens, but for stronger backs.
It is impossible to win the great prizes of life without running risks.
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.
I am only an average man, but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
In this country we have no place for hyphenated Americans.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care