Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in to Him.
I wanted to know the name of every stone and flower and insect and bird and beast. I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life--but there was no one to tell me so I set out on a lifetime adventure in learning.
Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving something behind.
Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.
There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation--veneer isn't worth anything.
Learn to do common things uncommonly well; we must always keep in mind that anything that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
Where there is no vision, there is no hope.