To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
All wealth is the product of labor.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.