Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
All thinking men are atheists.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.