Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
You got to get it while you can.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.