First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can't.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
You can never be free until you develop the mental strength to stop fretting over things you cannot control.
Physical strength (hard work), mental strength (perseverance) and spiritual strength (love & acceptance) are the keys to continuous growth.
Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.
If you think you can't, you're right.
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose - a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Champions are made from something they have deep inside of them-a desire, a dream, a vison.
We are what we do.
Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.
Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
But life has no smooth roads for any of us. And in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim, the very roughness only stimulates the climber to sturdier and steadier steps, till that other legend of the rough places fulfils itself at last; "per aspera ad astra;" over steep ways to the stars.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, - always do what you are afraid to do.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
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