What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Every noble work is at first impossible.
The best way out is always through.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.
Better to have, and not need, than to need, and not have.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Do or do not. There is no try.
Only in the darkness can you see the stars.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
The best revenge is massive success.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
If you don't get out of the box you've been raised in, you won't understand how much bigger the world is.
It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.
Either you run the day, or the day runs you.
Love as hard as you can, at all times.
Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.
Courage is the spear of destiny.
Failure is disguised success.
Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it.
What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle, and giving 110 percent all the time.
Live life to the fullest.
If you rest, you rust.
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.
What do do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.
People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It's what sunflowers do.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.
Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.
The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.
Vulnerability is our most accurate measurement of courage.
Study while others are sleeping;
work while others are loafing;
prepare while others are playing;
and dream while others are wishing.
If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.
One man with courage makes a majority.
Man is what he believes.
You have as much laughter as you have faith.
Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.
Paths are made by walking.
The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better.
Light tomorrow with today.
Light tomorrow with today!
Make each day your masterpiece.
Fall seven times, stand up eight.
I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.
If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
I celebrate myself, and sing myself.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. As a result, a genius is often a talented person who has simply done all of his homework.
With self-discipline most anything is possible.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win.
Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. We all have clouds above us but some see their silver linings. We all face difficulties but some of us are grateful that they aren't worse.
Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
Only do what your heart tells you.
Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.
A goal is a dream with a deadline.
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.
One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
If you can imagine it, we can make it.
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
Out of difficulties grow miracles.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Discipline is the bridge between thought and accomplishment. Discipline comes to those with the awareness that for a kite to fly it must rise against the wind; that all good things are achieved by those who are willing to swim upstream; that drifting aimlessly through life only leads to bitterness and disappointment." And then he added: "Discipline is the foundation on which all success is built. Lack of discipline inevitably leads to failure.
Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.
My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.
The brain is wider than the sky.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
You must realize that one day you will die. Until then you are worthless.
Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.
Champions keep playing until they get it right.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
Man is a genius when he is dreaming.
Enthusiasm moves the world.
The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.
Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea. It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.
Your self-esteem and emotional strength relies solely on
how you think and how you see things around you.
The difference between successful and unsuccessful people isn't really about
resources that were available to them when they started out, Instead its their resourcefulness or personal initiative that makes the difference.
Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been.
As you navigate through the rest of your life, be open to collaboration. Other people and other people's ideas are often better than your own. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.
I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
Act like a horse. Be dumb. Just run.
The game ain't over 'til it's over.
Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible.
I don't think limits.
The fears you run from run to you.
Generosity is the best investment.
Stars can't shine without darkness.
Hope is the heartbeat of the soul.
If you can't get a miracle, become one.
What's freedom for? To know eternity.
Magical music never leaves the memory.
Swing hard in case you hit it.
Real men change diapers!
Never buy gold, simply earn it.
You can't win them all but you can try.
Adversity is orientation for reward.
Don't cope with problems; fix them.
You can be the lead in your own life.
Don't let the bastards grind you down.
Don't let the bastards grind you down. I repeat this to myself but it conveys nothing. You might as well say, Don't let there be air; or Don't be. I suppose you could say that.
Don't tell me the sky's the limit.
Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon.
Timidity does not inspire bold acts.
Life is now in session. Are you present?
Start small and dream big.
The worst thing you can do is nothing.
The greatest source of happiness is the ability to be grateful at all times.
You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take.
Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding.
You can motivate by fear, and you can motivate by reward. But both those methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self motivation.
You win some, you lose some, and some get rained out, but you gotta suit up for them all.
Leadership, like coaching, is fighting for the hearts and souls of men and getting them to believe in you.
I never left the field saying I could have done more to get ready and that gives me peace of mind.
The hardest skill to acquire in this sport is the one where you compete all out, give it all you have, and you are still getting beat no matter what you do. When you have the killer instinct to fight through that, it is very special.
When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less.
Stubbornness usually is considered a negative; but I think that trait has been a positive for me.
You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.
Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss.
One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it.
A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever.
You have to chase your dreams, no matter what. The impossible just takes a little longer. One stroke at a time, one step at a time, the impossible is easy to achieve.
Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.
When you are able to shift your inner awareness to how you can serve others, and when you make this the central focus of your life, you will then be in a position to know true miracles in your progress toward prosperity.
You can have unbelievable intelligence, you can have connections, you can have opportunities fall out of the sky. But in the end, hard work is the true, enduring characteristic of successful people.
One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.
Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.
Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.
A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.
I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
A woman is like a tea bag -- you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.
When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?
We become what we think about.
We become what we think about most of the time, and that's the strangest secret.
It is not enough to aim, you must hit.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
If not us, who? If not now, when?
Live each day as if your life had just begun.
There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.
A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
You can have anything you want, if you want it badly enough.
Do one thing every day that scares you.