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
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
When I give, I give myself.
There is always room at the top.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...