Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities.
Every individual has a place to fill in the world, and is important in some respect, whether he chooses to be so or not.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Let him that would move the world, first move himself.
Do not hold the delusion that your advancement is accomplished by crushing others.
Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.
True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.
I expect to pass through life but once. If, therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do for any fellow being, let me do it now…as I shall not pass this way again.
Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.