Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
You are never too old to become younger!
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
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.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
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.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
The best way out is always through.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
What I stand for is what I stand on.