The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Ideas come from everything
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.