Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
It's always too early to quit.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.