The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
One man with courage is a majority.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.