My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
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.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
One man with courage is a majority.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.