In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
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.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
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 work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.