Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
You shape your own destiny.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.