If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.