The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
Aim for the highest.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on