I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. Ö Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
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.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
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.
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.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.