'Tis better to have fought and lost,
Than never to have fought at all.
The important thing in life is not the victory but the contest; the essential thing is not to have won, but to have fought well.
The truly successful businessman is essentially a dissenter, a rebel who is seldom if ever satisfied with the status quo.
Yesterday's success formula is often today's obsolete dogma ... We must continually challenge the past so that we can renew ourselves each day.
One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
You can't fight against the future. Time is on our side.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it... It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.... and the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
It is not enough to fight. It is the spirit which we bring to the fight that decides the issue. It is morale that wins the victory.
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in that grey twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a little longer.
When the sea was calm, all boats alike
Show'd mastership in floating.
There is no such thing as a man being too proud to fight.