When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
We're lost, but we're making good time
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
You shape your own destiny.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.