The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
When I'd get tired and want to stop. I'd wonder what my next opponent was doing. I'd wonder if he was still working out. I tried to visualize him. When I could see him still working, I'd start pushing myself. When I could see him quit, I'd push myself harder.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
It is necesary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself.
Harriott Beecher Stowe
When you get in a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Always dream and shoot higher than you know how to. Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
The question in life is not wheter you get knocked down. You will. The quesiton is, are you ready to get back up ... and fight for what you believe in?
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare. It is because we do not dare that things are difficult.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you never see the shadow.
Strength is a matter of the made - up mind.
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