The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.