Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
Only when I fall do I get up again.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
United we stand; divided we fall.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.