I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.