You shape your own destiny.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
It's always too early to quit.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
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.