To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
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.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.