The will to succeed is important, but what's more important is the will to prepare.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.
Vincent Van Gogh
Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
John R. Wooden
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 that has been opened for us.
Never cowardly or cruel. Never give up, never give in.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.
The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
The most effective way to do it, is to do it.
Oh, I would love to be a motivational speaker. I have pulled myself out of a million potholes, and I can see the potholes ahead of me. That doesn't mean that I could always do that so perfectly for my own life. I totally fall in potholes.
Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.