What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
How long should you try? Until.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
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.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.