Out of the strain of the Doing, Into the peace of the Done.
Health is not simply the absence of sickness.
Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.
While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it.
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who see his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
There is one piece of advice, in a life of study, which I think no one will object to; and that is, every now and then to be completely idle -- to do nothing at all.
I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important.