I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
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.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.