All lasting business is built on friendship.
There is no such thing as a long piece of work, except one that you dare not start.
Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind. You are as old as your doubt, your fear, your despair. The way to keep young is to keep your faith young. Keep your self confidence young. Keep your hope young.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word succeed, you find that it simply means to follow through.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
Reputation is the shell a man discards when he leaves life for immortality. His character he takes with him.