The secret to success is constancy of purpose.
Sir, I say that justice is truth in action.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts to believe in the heroic makes heroes.
A man who loses his money, gains, at the least, experience, and sometimes, something better.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Fear makes us feel our humanity.
Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
Success is the child of audacity.
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
Every great decision creates ripples like a huge boulder dropped in a lake. The ripples merge, rebound off the banks in unforseeable ways. The heavier the decision, the larger the waves, the more uncertain the consequences.
We live in an age when to be young and indifferent can no longer be synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
Mediocrity can talk but it is for genius to observe.
Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
When men are pure, laws are useless when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
But what minutes! Count them by sensation, and not by calendars, and each moment is a day.
Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.
Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.
It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.
Said Waldershare, 'Sensible men are all of the same religion.' 'And pray what is that' ... 'Sensible men never tell.'
I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad. I seek to preserve property and to respect order, and I equally decry the appeal to the passions of the many of the prejudices of the few.
It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.
The difference of race is one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist because race implies difference, difference implies superiority, and superiority leads to predominance.
The more extensive a man's knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do.
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end.