The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
It's always too early to quit.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.