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Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.
You can start right where you stand and apply the habit of going the extra mile by rendering more service and better service than you are now being paid for.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.
The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does.
No man is ever whipped until he quits in his own mind.
Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.
Our minds become magnetized with the dominating thoughts we hold in our minds and these magnets attract to us the forces, the people, the circumstances of life which harmonize with the nature of our dominating thoughts.
No man ever achieved worth-while success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do.
Without adversity a person hardly knows whether they are honest or not.
There is no twilight zone of honesty in business. A thing is right or it's wrong. It's black or it's white.
Your talent is God's gift to you; what you do with it is your gift to God.
Many of the things you can count, don't count. Many of the things you can't count, really count.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
The reason political party platforms are so long is that when you straddle anything it takes a long time to explain it.
My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. Success is being praised by others. That is nice but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.
People are getting smarter nowadays; they are letting lawyers, instead of their conscience, be their guide.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Every time a woman leaves off something she looks better, but every time a man leaves off something he looks worse.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

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