Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of knowing you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
There is nothing stronger than gentleness.
You must believe in what you're doing, that what you're doing is the proper thing, the right thing. And you must have faith that things will end up as they should, which doesn't mean as you want them to, but things will work out as they should.
Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating...too often fathers neglect it because they get so caught up in making a living they forget to make a life.
Discipline yourself and others won't need to.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Remember, results aren't the criteria for success — it's the effort made for achievement that is most important.
Ability is a poor man's wealth
Ability is a poor man's wealth.
Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.
You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
There's as much crookedness as you want to find. There was something Abraham Lincoln said - he'd rather trust and be disappointed than distrust and be miserable all the time. Maybe I trusted too much.
Never mistake activity for achievement.
Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.
There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind, and one of the most important is faith, which cannot be acquired without prayer.
I think that in any group activity - whether it be business, sports, or family - there has to be leadership or it won't be successful.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.