A strong man cannot help a weaker unless the weaker is willing to be helped, and even then the weak man must become strong of himself; he must, by his own efforts, develop the strength which he admires in another. None but himself can alter his condition.
To be prepared is half the victory.
Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice.
Winning is important to me, but what brings me real joy is the experience of being fully engaged in whatever I’m doing.
Most people are prisoners, thinking only about the future or living in the past. They are not in the present, and the present is where everything begins.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.