The god of victory is said to be one-handed, but peace gives victory on both sides.
Courage consists in equality to the problem before us.
Do the thing and you will have the power. But they that do not the thing, had not the power.
The right merchant is one who has the just average of faculties we call common sense; a man of a strong affinity for facts, who makes up his decision on what he has seen. He is thoroughly persuaded of the truths of arithmetic. There is always a reason, in the man, for his good or bad fortune in making money. Men talk as if there were some magic about this. He knows that all goes on the old road, pound for pound, cent for cent -- for every effect a perfect cause -- and that good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose.
Knowledge exists to be imparted.
Intellectual tasting of life will not supersede muscular activity.
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear.
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
The torpid artist seeks inspiration at any cost, by virtue or by vice, by friend or by fiend, by prayer or by wine.
Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar.
Hitch your wagon to a star.
Go oft to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.
A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
All the great speakers were bad speaker at first.
People only see what they are prepared to see.