There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
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.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.