I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.