I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.