Success in life is founded upon attention to the small things rather than to the large things; to the every day things nearest to us rather than to the things that are remote and uncommon.
We must reinforce argument with results.
No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts.
One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.
We do not want the men of another color for our brothers-in-law, but we do want them for our brothers.
I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
No man, who continues to add something to the material, intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives, is left long without proper reward.