Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
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
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
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.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.