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.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
Freedom and independence form my character.
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.
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.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
How long should you try? Until.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.