You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
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.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
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.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.