I never worry about action, but only inaction.

We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.

Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong.

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word; freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.

The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.

Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities; because it is the quality which guarantees all others.

Kites rise highest against the wind; not with it.