Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
You shape your own destiny.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.