My country is the world and my religion is to do good.
Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much higher consideration.
No one wants advice – only corroboration.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.