Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
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 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.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.