I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.