"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."
"Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it has been said, it is the quality which guarantees all others."
"You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you can not fool all the people all of the time."
"I never encourage deceit, and falsehood, especially if you have got a bad memory, is the worst enemy a fellow can have. The fact is truth is your truest friend, no matter what the circumstances are."
"The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see."