They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
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.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.