I am who I choose to be. I always have been what I chose - though not always what I pleased.
Lois McMaster Bujold
If you're able to be yourself, then you have no competition. All you have to do is get closer and closer to that essence.
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
If you have accomplished all that you have planned for yourself, you have not planned enough.
Edward Everett Hale
I enjoy every opportunity and live every moment. And that is why I have no regrets. It's when you are not scared of losing that you win everything.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
He who has achieved success has worked well, laughed often and loved much.
Some people dream of success... while others wake up and work hard at it.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
The greatest things on Earth have been done little by little.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
Men often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn't have anything in the beginning.