"I always avoid prophesying beforehand, because it is much better policy to prophesy after the event has taken place."
"The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see."
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed, is more important than any other one thing."
"Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb."