I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
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.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.