I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
I am the captain of my soul.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
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.