Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.