To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
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.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
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.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!