To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.