Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.