We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
There is always room at the top.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
The time is always right to do the right thing
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.