In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
There is always room at the top.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'