When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
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.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.