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.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
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.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire