Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
We're lost, but we're making good time
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
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.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.