Those who do the most for the world's advancement are the ones who demand the least.
The most important part of every business is to know what ought to be done.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
A man of sense may be in haste, but can never be in a hurry.
There is no Fate that plans men's lives. Whatever comes to us, good or bad, is usually the result of our own action or lack of action.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
The most drastic and usually the most effective remedy for fear is direct action.
Though good may come of practice, this primal truth endures: The first time anything is done, it's done by amateurs.
Active natures are rarely melancholy. Activity and sadness are incompatible.