They never talked in reactionary terms and never defined their strategies principally in response to what others were doing. They talked in terms of
It is right to be content with what we have, never with what we are.
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach
He who every morning plans out the transactions of the day and follows out that plan carries a thread that will guide him through
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have
We are fallible. We certainly haven’t attained perfection. But we can strive for it, and the virtue is in the striving.