In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ’em, ‘Certainly I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.