The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
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.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.