Poverty cannot deprive us of many consolations. It cannot rob us of the affection we have for each other, or degrade us in our own opinion, of in that of any person, whose opinion we ought to value.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
Harry S Truman
Talent is nothing but a prolonged period of attention and shortened period of mental assimilation.
If your success is not on your terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
It may make your blood boil and your mind may not be changed, but the practice of listening to opposing views is essential for effective citizenship. It is essential for our democracy.
There was a definite process by which one made people into friends, and it involved talking to them and listening to them for hours at a time.
Life is a reciprocal exchange. To move forward, you have to give back.
The real distinction is between those who adapt their purposes to reality and those who seek to mold reality in the light of their purposes.
Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death.