The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
United we stand; divided we fall.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!