Believe you can and you're halfway there.

Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason why it was put up.

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Never waste a minute thinking about people you don't like.

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that's my religion.

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

 image quote by Benjamin Franklin

Energy and persistence conquer all things.

When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.

It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.

I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.

Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.

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When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.

Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes.

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.

Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.

 image quote by Benjamin Franklin

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.

My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.

Well done is better than well said.

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.

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If you want to test a man’s character give him power.

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.

I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.

Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.

At sometime in our lives a devil dwells within us, causes heartbreaks, confusion and troubles, then dies.

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.

 image quote by Abraham Lincoln

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more luck I have.

Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.

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All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother.

A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.

He that can have patience can have what he will.

It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock.

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.

 image quote by Theodore Roosevelt

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

Peace is not the absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.

Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.

We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.

Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.

 image quote by Abraham Lincoln

I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.

It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.