"When you awaken some morning and hear that somebody or other has been discovered, you can put it down as a fact that he discovered himself years ago - since that time he has been toiling, working, and striving to make himself worthy of general discovery."
"Just a wee cot - the crickets chirr - love and the smiling face of her."
"The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time."
"When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck."
"The most essential factor is persistence - the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come."