If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
It's always too early to quit.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
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.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
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.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.