Defining myself, as opposed to being defined by others, is one of the most difficult challenges I face.
I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.
I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.
When I dare to be powerful - to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
Knowing what must be done does away with fear.
Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.
The potential for greatness lives within us all.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability comes true for us.
You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.
People will never forget how you made them feel.
I used to want the words 'She tried' on my tombstone. Now I want 'She did it.'
Give light, and people will find the way...
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet
No person has the right to rain on your dreams.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.