The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.