Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
You shape your own destiny.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.