I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Genius is nothing but a greater aptitude for patience.
Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
Always do more than is required of you.
I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.
If you're not messing up every now and then at practice, you're not doing anything above your ability to progress.
Every day is a gift from God. Learn to focus on the Giver and enjoy the gift!
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Tough times never last, but tough people do.
If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost.
If you want a confidence, act as if you already have it. Try the "as if" technique.
Those three things - autonomy, complexity, and a connection between effort and reward - are, most people will agree, the three qualities that work has to have if it is to be satisfying.
If you're fail to prepare, you're prepared to fail.
Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It's what we do consistently.
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