We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
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.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
You shape your own destiny.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.