People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Ideas come from everything
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.