Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
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.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.