I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
All wealth is the product of labor.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
I am the captain of my soul.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.