The man who strikes first admits that his ideas have given out.
A goal is created three times. First as a mental picture. Second, when written down to add clarity and dimension. And third, when you take action towards its achievement.
I’d rather attempt to do great things and blow it, than succeed at meaningless things and just get by.
I’ve grown to realize the joy that comes from little victories is preferable to the fun that comes from ease and the pursuit of pleasure.
Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. The more you seek opportunity, the more likely it will be that you will achieve the security you desire.
I do not bring forgiveness with me, nor forgetfulness. The only ones who can forgive are dead; the living have no right to forget.