Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
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.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
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.
You are never too old to become younger!
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
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.
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.