The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
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 not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.