Quotes

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A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.
Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do. That is character!
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters in the end.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
If you’re going through hell, keep going.
Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.
Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
The will to win is not nearly as important as the will to prepare to win.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don’t believe I deserved my friends.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them – a desire, a dream, a vision
Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Life is short. Be swift to love! Make haste to be kind!
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself
If you can fill the unforgiving minute With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run, Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it, And – which is more – you’ll be a Man, my son!
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being
Pain is good; Extreme pain is extremely good
It never gets easier, you just go faster.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we’re here we should dance.
True religion is the life we lead, not the creed we profess.
Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they’re not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they’re not so bad.
You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all, other people can’t stop you. Only you can stop you.
There are many ways to measure success; not the least of which is the way your child describes you when talking to a friend.
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Behind every successful person there’s a lot of unsuccessful years.
A life without love, no matter how many other things we have, is an empty, meaningless one.
Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves — to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today.
Always demanding the best of oneself, living with honor, devoting one’s talents and gifts to the benefits of others – these are the measures of success that endure when material things have passed away.
Our best success comes after our greatest disappointments.
Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart don’t know how to laugh either.
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
It is no use saying, ‘We are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Waste your money and you’re only out of money, but waste your time and you’ve lost part of your life.
The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
Vision without action is a daydream, Action without vision is a nightmare.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
A friend is one who sees through you and still enjoys the view.
You can get anything in life you want if you just help enough other people get what they want.
Your friends love you anyway.
The most destructive force in the universe is gossip.
Fear is the opportunity for courage, not proof of cowardice.
Any person capable of angering you becomes your master; he can anger you only when you permit yourself to be disturbed by him.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Most people are so busy knocking themselves out trying to do everything they think they should do, they never get around to do what they want to do.
Just for today I will be happy. Just for today I will try to live through this day only, not to tackle my whole life problem at once. I can do things for twelve hours that would appall me if I had to keep them up for a lifetime. Just for today.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
You only live once — but if you work it right, once is enough.
It’s never too late to be what you might have been.
The will to win is not nearly as important as the will to prepare to win.
Nearly every person who develops an idea works at it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then gets discouraged. That’s not the place to become discouraged
If you’re still hanging onto a dead dream of yesterday, laying flowers on its grave by the hour, you cannot be planting the seeds for a new dream to grow today.
Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
It has been said that our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, but only empties today of its strength.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
I was asking myself why I was having these obstacles in my life…then I suddenly became aware that these obstacles were my life, and I began to enjoy them.
Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit
Never does a man portray his character more vividly than his proclaiming the character of another.
I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.
Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don’t know when to quit. Most people succeed because they are determined to.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it’s when you’ve had everything to do, and you’ve done it.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there’s only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen.
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
Be of good cheer. Do not think of today’s failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourself a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles.
The only way to live is to accept each minute as an unrepeatable miracle, which is exactly what it is – a miracle and unrepeatable.
One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.
No matter what you’ve done for yourself or for humanity, if you can’t look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?
In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins – not through strength but by perseverance.
Good, Better, Best, Never rest until good is better and better is best!
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.
Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently.
Being able to do something well is one of life’s great joys.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us; they are essential to really keep us alive.
Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.
The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving.
If you forget you have to struggle to improvement, you go backward.
Be like a duck — keep calm and unruffled on the surface, but paddle like crazy underneath.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Abilities are like tax deductions — we use them or we lose them.
Enthusiasm and persistence can make an average person superior; indifference and lethargy can make a superior person average.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.
Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.
The harder we work, the luckier we get.
The difficulties of life are intended to make us better — not bitter.
Outlook determines outcome.
Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard — then succeed on purpose.
If you’re coasting, you’re either losing momentum or else you’re headed downhill.
If you don’t invest very much, then defeat doesn’t hurt very much and winning isn’t very exciting.
The athlete does not embark upon a sport but upon a way of life.
Instead of putting others in their place, put yourself in theirs.
Necessary evils are never necessary and always evil.
Having a child does not make you a parent, just as having a kitchen does not make you a chef.
Do something today to improve someone else’s life.
There is always a way to get there from here.
Hold fast to your dreams. Never allow the enemy of self-doubt to destroy them.
Change for the better requires effort. Change for the worse needs none.
People often think of happiness as something abstract, somehow separate from immediate reality. The grass is never greener on the other side. There is no other side.
Form is more important than pace.
There is no substitute for hard work.
One word from a person who is trusted carries more weight than ten thousand from someone who is not.
Always act upon a generous impulse.
Of two evils, choose neither.
Live for this day as if there were no other. Today is tomorrow.
People don’t stop enjoying life when they become old; people become old when they stop enjoying life.
One does not win by making others lose.
To observe evil acts and do nothing to stop them is to share responsibility for such acts.
Someone is always doing what someone else said couldn’t be done.
There are two things you should never worry about — things you can change, and things you can’t.
Stop complaining.
Without wisdom, knowledge can be more harmful than ignorance.
Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
There is no greater aid on the road to happiness than a true friend.
Your teacher can open the door, but you must enter by yourself.
One of these days is none of these days.
A great mentor is one who aims for others’ ability is to surpass his own.
It is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Time spent feeling sorry for yourself is time wasted.
Fall seven times, stand up eight.
Live in a way that leaves no regrets.
Beware of articulate fools.
Loneliness is a choice.
A dynamic life is a constant struggle against complacency.
What irritates us most about others is often what we dislike most about ourselves.
The person worth listening to is often the quietest person.
Manifest the courage to follow your talents wherever they lead.
Seek to find the positive in everyone.
Guessing is cheap; guessing wrong is expensive.
Winter always turns to spring.
What is possible for one is possible for all.
Greed arises from an inaccurate perception of one’s true desires.
When someone’s character is not clear to you, look at that person’s friends.
Doing the right thing is easy — knowing the right thing to do is difficult.
Strive to achieve whatever you think you cannot, for it is on the path toward your impossible dream that you will find what you truly seek.
It takes a long time to get good.
Technique is a choice.
Slow is smooth, smooth is fast.
You never fail, you simply produce results. Learn from these.
The only easy day was yesterday.