I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
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.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
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.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
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.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!