Make up your mind to act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done in this world by hesitation.
The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.
Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.
The Bible has been the Magna Carta of the poor and of the oppressed.
Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.
Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.
If a man cannot do brain work without stimulants of any kind, he had better turn to hand work it is an indication on Nature's part that she did not mean him to be a head worker.
No slavery can be abolished without a double emancipation, and the master will benefit by freedom more than the freed-man.
The great thing in the world is not so much to seek happiness as to earn peace and self-respect.
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