You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
How long should you try? Until.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
All wealth is the product of labor.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
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 fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.