Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Above all things, respect yourself.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.